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Elora, Ontario (Canada)

Wellington County

Last modified: 2017-05-12 by rob raeside
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[Elora, Ontario] image by Eugene Ipavec, 5 July 2011


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The Municipality

The village of Elora (7,756 inhabitants in 2011; 354 ha) is part of the municipality (township) of Central Wellington, which was formed in 1999.
Ivan Sache, 15 April 2017


Description of the flag

Blue-white-blue with a shield centred. Elora is in southwestern Ontario, north of Kitchener-Waterloo.
Darrell Neuman, 3 July 2011

The flag and arms of Elora were inscribed on 16 January 1996 on the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges, Vol. III, p. 76. The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on 23 November 1996, in Vol. 130, p. 3,279 of the Canada Gazette.

Blazon
Arms
Per fess gules and azure three cedar trees and a pile issuant from the fess line all between two flaunches or.
Crest
Issuant from the waves of the sea proper a three-masted British merchantman tempore 1830 or sails set argent pennons gules.
Supporters
On a representation of the Elora Gorge proper to either side a unicorn azure armed, unguled and crined or gorged with a ribbon gules fimbriated or pendant therefrom the badge of the village of Elora.
Motto
TEMPUS RERUM IMPERATOR. This Latin phrase means "Time is the ruler of all things".
Flag
Azure on a Canadian pale argent the arms of the village of Elora
Badge
A roundel per fess gules and azure fimbriated and charged with an Elora peony or.

Artist Information
Creator(s): Original concept of Robert Black, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority
Painter: Linda Nicholson
Calligrapher: Nancy Ellis

http://reg.gg.ca/heraldry/pub-reg/project.asp?lang=e&ProjectID=593 - Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges
Ivan Sache, 15 April 2017